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The Fivestar voting module adds a clean, attractive voting widget to nodes and
comments in Backdrop.

It features:

  • jQuery rollover effects and AJAX no-reload voting
  • Customizable star sets
  • Graceful degradation to an HTML rating form when JavaScript is turned off
  • Per-nodetype configurability
  • Support for anonymous voters
  • Spam protection to keep users from filling your DB with bogus votes
  • Easy-to-use integration with Views module for lists sorted by rating,
    or filtered by min/max ratings
  • A Fivestar field for use in custom node types
  • An easy-to-use Form API element type for use in other modules


  • Install this module using the official
    Backdrop CMS instructions.

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Configuration >
    Content authoring > Fivestar
    (admin/config/content/fivestar) and enter the
    required information.



Additional documentation is located in the Wiki.


Bugs and Feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue.

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This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.